Learning is Alive at Home!

 

Due to unprecedented events, we appreciate that we may be facing period of time where the children cannot access the school building and will need to remain at home.  All the staff at Minworth are committed to ensuring that our pupils get the best opportunities in the most difficult circumstances.  Therefore, we are working hard to provide an engaging and exciting curriculum for the children to access at home.  Details of weekly learning, along with links will be e-mailed out weekly,

In addition to this, please click below to access links an resources relevant to your child's year group or learning area.  To access the National Curriculum, from which our learning opportunities are born from, please click the link here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-primary-curriculum

Remote Learning at Home

This schedule details the topics to be covered at home during the coming weeks. Click on the relevant year group links to access your child's planning timetable. These timetables will be sent to you via e-mail every Friday afternoon in readiness for the following week.

If you wish to view the home school agreement, please click here.

 

WC: 23/03/20

Way out there is space!                             

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

WC:  30/03/20

Natural Disasters.         

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

WC:20/04/20

Beyond the sea                               

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

WC: 27/04/20

Deepest darkest Peru.                       

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

WC: 04/05/20

Arrah, matey!

                         

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

WC: 11/05/20

 Life in Pompeii.

  

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6 

 

WC: 18/05/20

Back of the Net.

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

WC: 01/06/20

Princesses and Knights.

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

WC: 08/06/20

Down by the River Bank.

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

WC: 15/06/20

It’s an Alien!!

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

WC: 22/06/20

All Things British

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

 

WC: 29/06/20

Heroes and Villains!

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

 

 

WC: 06/07/20

Light it Up/Lights Camera Action!

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

WC: 13/07/20

Oh, the Places We'll Go!

 

Reception

Y1 and 2

Y3 and 4

Y5 and 6

 

 

 

 

 

Online Resources

The government has now published a document that provides parents, with children of all ages, links to online resources in order tos tupport your child's learning at home.  The link to the guidance and resources is here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education

SEND 

Find below activities and useful links to support children with SEND during the school closure. The activities are hopefully those that you can ‘dip in and out of’ as and when you choose with your child. We have divided the resources in 8 main areas. These resources and activities will continue to be added to with the aim to help your child’s development in each focus.  For each area, click the URL or numbered links to take you to these excellent resources.

For general resources and lessons to support speech and language, personal skills, maths and early development, please see the following website. https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom (click on 'specialist' to see these resources). 

 

Memory - Activities to boost children's memory skills and help them to make links in their learning.

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Motor Skills - Motor skills are used every day and help us with everything, from climbing to holding a pencil. Here are some activities to promote motor skills and help the children's development

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 Maths - Activities to support the development of early number and calculation skills. 

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Reading - Activities to support the development of reading skills.

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Writing/Spelling - Activities to support the development of early writing and spelling skills. 

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Self- Esteem - Good self-esteem helps children to learn new things, take risks and gives them a strong foundation for learning. Find activities to develop self-esteem below.

 https://biglifejournal-uk.co.uk/pages/freebies

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 Social Skills - Activities to promote children's social skills and help them to build positive relationships. 

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 Speech and Language - Speech and language are the skills we use to communicate with others. They are the foundations for learning. Find below activities to support the development of these skills. 

https://famly.co/blog/inspiration/10-simple-communication-and-language-activities/

https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/childrens-speech-and-language-resources/

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Reading Resources

 

Amazon Audible - Free Children's Books

Whilst the children are at home from school, sign up to Amazon's Audible service as they are providing a range of FREE children's books.  No account or sign in necessary!  Click the link: Stories.audible.com

 

Oxford Owl

A huge range of free books for you children to access.  Read or listen through a PC or tablet.  Your child should have taken home their class login details to access their class account:  https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

Maths Resources

 

Maths Frame

Loads of fun games centred around core maths skills.  A popular site for children in class and one that can be accessed at home. 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/

 

Topmarks

Another excellent collection of interactive games, covering a range of age and ability levels.  Can be used successfully as an introduction or as an independent activity: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 

Personal, Social and Health Education

In these different times, your child may be feeling as anxious as us regarding the situation.  However, they may not show it in the ways we think.

 

Some of these activities might help you explore the feelings of your child and help you explain concepts and reassure them.

BBC Child Heathy Minds

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/bNllj01LY6qNnbmSGGYMgr/how-to-help-your-child-feel-less-anxious

Twinkl Activity Activities

https://content.twinkl.co.uk/resource/b1/29/t-s-3905-three-great-ideas-to-manage-anxiety-in-children-activity_ver_2.pdf?__token__=exp=1584611604~acl=%2Fresource%2Fb1%2F29%2Ft-s-3905-three-great-ideas-to-manage-anxiety-in-children-activity_ver_2.pdf%2A~hmac=fe905eb95cfedcea282103389b1595891de99de69662837934a325a7f53c37ec

Twinkl Activity Stories

https://content.twinkl.co.uk/resource/d7/a6/t-c-2549222-anxiety-stories-how-an-anxious-child-can-help-another-activity-sheet_ver_1.pdf?__token__=exp=1584611718~acl=%2Fresource%2Fd7%2Fa6%2Ft-c-2549222-anxiety-stories-how-an-anxious-child-can-help-another-activity-sheet_ver_1.pdf%2A~hmac=4d3662a5e8427cff80cc15b2f3392c8a68be4543bc83218494f025fd3f209fbe

Twinkl – I Am Anxious Worksheet

https://content.twinkl.co.uk/resource/7d/5f/t2-p-266-i-feel-anxious-activity-sheet_ver_3.pdf?__token__=exp=1584611908~acl=%2Fresource%2F7d%2F5f%2Ft2-p-266-i-feel-anxious-activity-sheet_ver_3.pdf%2A~hmac=9dcb04c61f877fdb8fb348685fa22c4eea198a5d566d16648243c15f2bd11531

Is my Child Anxious Checklist

https://content.twinkl.co.uk/resource/6c/13/t-s-3918-recognising-anxiety-in-children-checklist_ver_1.pdf?__token__=exp=1584612151~acl=%2Fresource%2F6c%2F13%2Ft-s-3918-recognising-anxiety-in-children-checklist_ver_1.pdf%2A~hmac=ec3ba294c5abc24dba2ce70014f30f482aeafc199bbbdb7bf980dacdf961b9ba

Computing

Some really cool coding projects. As well as the activities on Purple Mash, there are some Code Club activities using Scratch and even some HTML projects for any budding web designers.  To access the Code Club activities, you will need to register but only takes around 5 minutes. 

https://garyhall.org.uk/html-projects-ks2.html

 

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects

 

Wellbeing and Relaxation

After an active day, try relaxing with some of these activities.

 

https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/rockhopper-penguin-cam/#rockhopperpenguincam - Virtual school trip at home - watch the animals live!

https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/ - Virtual school trip - British Museum
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/ - Read- along stories 
https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ - Elevenses with the World of David Walliams

Creative ideas

Think outside of the box and get creative with some of these ideas below.

 

https://abcdoes.com/home-learning/ - 50 creative activities to do at home

Movement and Exercise

Stay healthy and keep motivated with some of these ideas.Image result for real pe

Real PE have created a fantastic resource that helps all of the family stay active at home. Please visit the site below and access using the parent e-mail and password.

The website address is: home.jasmineactive.com  Parent email: parent@minworthju-1.com Password: minworthju

 Click here to view more information to support you including a user guide and FAQs.

 

Here are some other activities to try at home:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8 - Joe Wicks PE

https://www.gonoodle.com/ - Dance activities and games
https://imoves.com/imovement-signup - free fun activities to get kids moving